Harpers's Weekly 1864 Part 1

Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1864 Part 1 Featuring Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia and Beyond
Author: Walt H. Sirene
Publisher: Walt H. Sirene
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 122
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This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut Civil War images appearing during early 1864, along with the original descriptions of illustrations. The focus is Warrenton town and Fauquier County Virginia, and beyond. About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the story. Harper’s artists were busy making on-scene images for woodcut engravings including many of Warrenton, Fauquier County and nearby environs in Northern Virginia. Warrenton, the county seat, was of military importance as a commercial crossroads including a railroad branch line terminus. It changed occupiers sixty-seven times during the War. It was the hub for Confederate Col. John S Mosby’s partisan raiders who were citizens by day and raiders at night. With daring raids they strategically kept the Union’s Army of the Potomac bottled up in Northern Virginia protecting /repairing supply lines and Washington DC. Fauquier was also home to many enslaved, about 48% of the population at the beginning of the War. The images are in high resolution and were digitally enhanced to give readers, students and researchers clarity.

Harper's Weekly 1863

Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1863 Featuring Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia and beyond
Author: Walt H. Sirene
Publisher: Walt H. Sirene
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 151
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This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut Civil War images appearing during 1863, along with the original descriptions of illustrations. The focus is Warrenton town and Fauquier County Virginia, and beyond. About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the War's story. Harper’s artists were busy making on-scene images for woodcut engravings including many of Warrenton, Fauquier County and nearby environs in Northern Virginia. Warrenton, the county seat, was of military importance as a commercial crossroads including a railroad branch line terminus. It changed occupiers sixty-seven times during the War. It was the hub for Confederate Col. John S Mosby’s partisan raiders who were citizens by day and raiders at night. With daring raids they strategically kept the Union’s Army of the Potomac bottled up in Northern Virginia protecting and repairing supply lines and Washington DC. Fauquier was also home to many enslaved, about 48% of the Fauquier County population at the beginning of the War. The images are in high resolution and were digitally enhanced to give readers, students and researchers clarity.

Harper’s Weekly 1865 Part 1- Abraham Lincoln

Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1865 Part 1 President Lincoln‘s murder, Assassins’ Trials
Author: Walt H. Sirene
Publisher: Walt H. Sirene
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 152
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This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut Civil War images extracted from throughout the 1865 Harper’s editions with the original descriptions of illustrations and events surrounding Lincoln’s murder About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the story. .

Harper's Weekly - 1863

Civil War Illustrations - Featuring Warrenton and Fauquier County Virginia
Author: Walt H. Sirene
Publisher: Walt H. Sirene
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 141
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This is a selective collection of woodcut images appearing in Harper's Weekly during 1863, along with the original descriptions of events shown in and around Warrenton and Fauquier County Virginia. •About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great source of images highlighting Civil War events. Harper’s artists were busy making on-scene images for woodcut engravings including many of Warrenton, Fauquier County and nearby environs in Northern Virginia. Warrenton was of military importance as a commercial crossroads and railroad branch line terminus. It changed occupiers sixty-seven times during the War. It was the hub for Confederate Col. John S Mosby’s partisan raiders who were citizens by day and raiders at night. With daring raids they kept the Union’s Army of the Potomac bottled up in Northern Virginia needing to protect Washington DC. The images are in high resolution and were digitally enhanced to give readers, students and researchers clarity. This eBook is laid out in computer screen proportions. Learn from the past!

Harper’s Weekly 1865 Part 2 - Andersonville

Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1865 Part 2 Andersonville Atrocities, Jailor’s Trial
Author: Walt H. Sirene
Publisher: Walt H. Sirene
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 99
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This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut images from throughout 1865 regarding cruelties at Andersonville. The original descriptions of illustrations of the jailor’s trial and rebel treatment of Union prisoners is presented. About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the story.

Harper's Weekly 1862 Part 2

Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1862 Part 2of 2, Featuring Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia and Beyond
Author: Walt H. Sirene
Publisher: Walt H. Sirene
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 118
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This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut Civil War images appearing during early 1862, along with the original descriptions of illustrations. The focus is Warrenton town and Fauquier County Virginia, and beyond. About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the story. Harper’s artists were busy making on-scene images for woodcut engravings including many of Warrenton, Fauquier County and nearby environs in Northern Virginia. Warrenton, the county seat, was of military importance as a commercial crossroads including a railroad branch line terminus. It changed occupiers sixty-seven times during the War. It was the hub for Confederate Col. John S Mosby’s partisan raiders who were citizens by day and raiders at night. With daring raids they strategically kept the Union’s Army of the Potomac bottled up in Northern Virginia protecting /repairing supply lines and Washington DC. Fauquier was also home to many enslaved, about 48% of the population at the beginning of the War. The images are in high resolution and were digitally enhanced to give readers, students and researchers clarity.

Harper's Weekly, Vol. 53

A Journal of Civilization; February 13, 1909 (Classic Reprint)
Author: George Harvey
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781333470609
Category:
Page: 28
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Excerpt from Harper's Weekly, Vol. 53: A Journal of Civilization; February 13, 1909 When the brandy and water arrived, I very slowly poured a small quantity into the President's mouth. This was swallowed and retained. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Harper's Weekly

January 4, 1902 (Classic Reprint)
Author: George Harvey
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780267090723
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 852
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Excerpt from Harper's Weekly: January 4, 1902 At the port at Ran Francisco alone. Chinene entered thia era-titty in 109. The numher arriving litteloatn wry materially eaeh year. Thie ia caused by the rrporta arnt twat thin mntry to (thlna no to whether titan ah gun] or ht! Tor the Chine-e In the United tilt-ten. Null by (instantly recurring agitation for rider excitation. In in only Itmm Chimer eon-r: to tho l'mtui sum and iron tam to 1572 the yearly art-ragt war MM! Leer than low. Prom lllllll to 11070 the yearly average was hate-no m and 17mm. While in men amt Ill-32 over mono Chin-w atritrtl in title match 'l'hia Inner inert-ace wan world by the agitation whian mulled in the re atrietinm law oi 1832. Natw'ithataa-lina the Meat. Itln lntt'a. Maw. Over Chloe-e how entered the l'aitrtl State from limit to the preot-nt time. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Letters to His Neighbor


Author: Marcel Proust
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 0811224120
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 128
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Brilliantly translated by Lydia Davis, here are Proust’s tormented, touching, and often very funny letters to his noisy neighbor. Marcel Proust’s genius for illuminating pain is on spectacular display in this recently discovered trove of his correspondence, Letters to His Neighbor. Already suffering from noise within his cork-lined walls, his poor soul was not ready for the fresh hell when his neighbor Dr. Williams married a widow with small children. Chiefly to Mrs. Williams, these ever-polite letters (often accompanied by flowers, compliments, books, even pheasants) are frequently hilarious—Proust couches his fury in a gracious tone. In Lydia Davis’s hands, the digressive brilliance of his sentences shines: “Don't speak of annoying neighbors, but of neighbors so charming (an association of words contradictory in principle since Montesquiou claims that most horrible of all are 1) neighbors 2) the smell of post offices) that they leave the constant tantalizing regret that one cannot take advantage of their neighborliness.” Proust makes fine distinctions among his auditory torments: “The valet de chambre makes noise and that doesn't matter. But later he knocks with little tiny raps. And that is worse.” Lydia Davis has written a generous translator’s note, tracing much of what we can know about Proust’s perpetually dark room; she details the furnishings as well as the life he lived there: burning his powders, talking with friends, hiring musicians, and, most of all, suffering. Letters to His Neighboris richly illustrated with facsimile letters and photographs—catnip for lovers of Proust. With an Introduction by Jean-Yves Tadié and a translator’s note by Lydia Davis.

Other People's Money

And how the Bankers Use it
Author: Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Banks and banking
Page: 223
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The Hatred of Literature


Author: William Marx
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674983068
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 220
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For 2,500 years literature has been condemned in the name of authority, truth, morality and society. But in making explicit what a society expects from literature, anti-literary discourse paradoxically asserts the validity of what it wishes to deny. The threat to literature’s continued existence, William Marx writes, is not hatred but indifference.

The Chapo Guide to Revolution

A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason
Author: Chapo Trap House,Felix Biederman,Matt Christman,Brendan James,Will Menaker,Virgil Texas
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501187309
Category: Humor
Page: 320
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Instant New York Times bestseller “Howard Zinn on acid or some bullsh*t like that.” —Tim Heidecker The creators of the cult-hit podcast Chapo Trap House deliver a manifesto for everyone who feels orphaned and alienated—politically, culturally, and economically—by the bloodless Wall Street centrism of the Democrats and the lizard-brained atavism of the right: there is a better way, the Chapo Way. In a manifesto that renders all previous attempts at political satire obsolete, The Chapo Guide to Revolution shows you that you don’t have to side with either the pear-shaped vampires of the right or the craven, lanyard-wearing wonks of contemporary liberalism. These self-described “assholes from the internet” offer a fully ironic ideology for all who feel politically hopeless and prefer broadsides and tirades to reasoned debate. Learn the “secret” history of the world, politics, media, and everything in-between that THEY don’t want you to know and chart a course from our wretched present to a utopian future where one can post in the morning, game in the afternoon, and podcast after dinner without ever becoming a poster, gamer, or podcaster. The Chapo Guide to Revolution features illustrated taxonomies of contemporary liberal and conservative characters, biographies of important thought leaders, “never before seen” drafts of Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom manga, and the ten new laws that govern Chapo Year Zero (everyone gets a dog, billionaires are turned into Soylent, and logic is outlawed). If you’re a fan of sacred cows, prisoners being taken, and holds being barred, then this book is NOT for you. However, if you feel disenfranchised from the political and cultural nightmare we’re in, then Chapo, let’s go...

A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder


Author: James De Mille
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 9781770482814
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Drifting on a sailing boat off the Canary Islands, four British gentlemen take turns reading a manuscript that they find inside a copper cylinder discovered floating in the Atlantic Ocean. The manuscript recounts Adam More’s adventures after being lost at sea during an Antarctic voyage in 1844 and his life with the Kosekin, a lost civilization living at the South Pole. The values of the Kosekin are opposed to the civilized norm—they love death, abjection, and poverty. Their society may be well suited to their particular evolution, but it is profoundly disconcerting to the narrator, and it is radically contentious to the Victorian gentlemen who read and debate More’s account. This Broadview edition of James De Mille’s classic recreates the format of the posthumous 1888 Harper’s Weekly serial, including 18 original illustrations by Gilbert Gaul. The appendices allow the novel to be seen in terms of other satirical and scientific romance, Antarctic exploration, and contemporary geology. The introduction and notes tap into recent scholarship to bring to life De Mille’s genre innovations and his use of Orientalist and colonialist discourses.